Rankings  >  Colleges by Major

Middle Class Affordability Rankings™ by Major for 2020

College Raptor ranks the most affordable colleges by college major, based on the estimated net price at each institution that offers that major for a “typical” middle class family from a selected state.

The net price of a college is the actual cost of the school paid by the student and family, after factoring in merit and grant aid from the college federal programs and work study.
"Typical" Middle Class Family
Used in the net price estimates shown below
Number in Family
4
Number In College
1
Total Income
$80,000
Total Assets
$50,000

× Reminder: All net prices shown by College Raptor are our estimates. Please contact the college financial aid office for actual net cost figures.
Student Residency
Jump to a letter:
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,400 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,600 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Yale University $9,800 Image
2 University of North Texas (in-state) $11,700 Image
3 Hendrix College $13,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $7,200 Image
2 University of North Texas (in-state) $11,700 Image
3 Paine College $14,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,400 Image
2 California Lutheran University $6,600 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,400 Image
2 California Lutheran University $6,600 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwest Indian College $9,600 Image
2 University of North Texas (in-state) $11,700 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Houston-Downtown (in-state, off-campus) $10,300 Image
2 Wesleyan College $12,300 Image
3 Cottey College $12,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,600 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Princeton University $9,100 Image
2 Washington and Lee University $9,400 Image
3 Barnard College $11,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $7,200 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,600 Image
2 Rust College $10,600 Image
College Raptor loading bar gif.